Housing Stabilization Specialist

Job Location

Hybrid

Published By

WeCare

Type of Job

Full time

Published Date

September 16, 2022, 5:00:00 PM

About the job

As a Housing Stabilization Specialists you will assist individuals with disabilities in locating and maintaining adequate and affordable housing. The HSS is responsible for identifying barriers to housing access and assisting individuals we serve through the process of relocating to community-based or independent housing. Housing support specialists provide the needed support and advocacy for our clients along the way to secure housing.

Assist the client in attending housing-related meetings with outside stakeholders, such as prospective landlords, and provide skills based lessons to assist the client in maintain professional relationships with those required for their housing.

Provide support in the prevention and early identification of behaviors that may jeopardize continued stable housing, such as educating and training on roles, rights, and responsibilities of the tenant and the property manager, provides advocacy on behalf of the client, and assists in the housing recertification process.

Coordinates with the service recipient to review, update, and modify the housing support. Provides support and training on the responsibilities of being a good tenant, maintaining lease compliance, and household management

Requirements

  • Have a passion for improving the lives of the individuals we serve.

  • Be able to pass a Department of Human Services background check.

  • Work in a person-centered approach.

  • Take client calls while in office.

  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • A valid driver’s license and have a satisfactory driving record.

  • Have Access to a working vehicle with valid auto insurance.

Pay

$18-$20/hr

Benefits

  • Dental insurance

  • Flexible schedule

  • Health insurance

  • Paid time off

  • Vision insurance

About us

WeCare is a new agency providing Adult Day Care services, Adult Rehabilitative Mental Health Services (ARMHS) and Housing Stablilization services to our clients. We are a growing social service organization looking to add qualified proffesionals who are passionate about helping people

Address

136 Division Street, Waite Park, MN, USA